Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Hamstrings!

The hamstrings are one of the most misunderstood muscles in the body and the explanation of them shortening when we bend the knee or lengthening when we straighten the knee is a huge simplification. To also view them simply as … Continue reading

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Knee pain-Patellofemoral. A functional approach.

Knee pain is very, very common. Although there are many types of knee pain affecting the various bursars, tendons and ligaments in that area, one of the most common is patellofemoral pain. Rather than delve too deep into the minutia … Continue reading

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Hypermobility!

Being flexible has always been seen as a great thing. The more stretchy the better!! The ability to assume any number of crazy yoga poses at will. Hypermobility however can present its own set of problems. As we start to … Continue reading

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